Several dual nationals have been detained in Iran in recent years. The UK Government has been criticised for not acting decisively in their cases.
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The Judicial Review and Courts Bill 2021-22 would reform rules affecting judicial reviews and bring in changes to the court system, including allowing remote access to inquests. It was considered by a Public Bill Committee over 11 sittings between 2 and 18 November 2021 and is due to have Commons report stage on 25 January 2022. This paper summarises the amendments made to the Bill in Committee and the main issues that were debated.
Since being formed in 1955, the NATO Parliamentary Assembly has provided a forum for parliamentarians from the NATO Member States to promote debate on key security challenges, facilitate mutual understanding and support national parliamentary oversight of defence matters. The Assembly also helps to strengthen the transatlantic relationship and provides many opportunities for North American and European parliamentarians to discuss their concerns, interests and differences.